Deer musk she xiang


an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative

the name originally given to a substance with a penetrating odor obtained from a gland of the male musk deer, which is situated between its back/rectal area.

The substance has been used as a popular perfume fixative since ancient times

It as herb effective as the following:
effect on CNS: small amount stimulates, large amount inhibits.
stimulate respiration
increases heart rate
elevates blood pressure
stimulate cardiac function
steroid effect on striated muscles and smooth muscles of the bronchioles.
stimulates muscles of the uteri (contra-indication with pregnancy)
antibiotic effect: inhibits Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli.